UL Women Knock Off UNO, 68-41
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun women’s basketball team notched a non-conference home win on Thursday night, defeating the UNO Lady Privateers, 68-41, at Earl K. Long Gym.
Louisiana dominated the first half, and took a 41-12 lead into the locker room at the half, before cruising to the eventual 27-point win.
The Cajuns out-shot the Lady Privateers from the field, 47%-36%, came away with a 37-28 rebound advantage, and also forced 29 UNO turnovers.
Leading the way for Louisiana was Ashley Benjamin, who scored a game-high 15 points, with Keke Veal adding 12, while Keri Thomas paced UNO is a losing cause with 12 points.
With the victory, the Cajuns improved to 5-4 on the year, while the Lady Privateers fell to 1-8.
Louisiana returns to action on Monday night, when they host UC-Riverside.